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Jonathan Lewis Portrait

In Memory of Jonathan Lewis (1980 – 2019)

Mind the Gap is very sad to share the news that long-standing company artist Jonathan Lewis has died.

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Paul Hamlyn Foundation Logo

Funding news: £247,000 from Paul Hamlyn Foundation for new project called Engage

Mind the Gap launches a major new three-year project called Engage, thanks to funding from Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

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A group shot of the members of the Mind the Gap Academy

Mind the Gap remains an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation

Mind the Gap is pleased to announce that the organisation will continue to be funded through Arts Council England’s National Portfolio for the next 4 years.

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Paul Wishaw headshot

ARC select Artist Paul Wilshaw to benefit from disabled artist residency

Artist Paul Wilshaw has been selected for a professional disabled artist residency at ARC, Stockton.

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Julia Skelton headshot

Mind the Gap celebrates 20 brilliant years with Julia Skelton, Executive Director

Julia is undoubtedly one of the UK art scene’s most significant female Executive Directors, and (perhaps until now) is a rather unsung hero.

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A singer sings into a microphone while a drummer plays behind her

Mind the Gap Secures £95K Funding from Youth Music Foundation

Mind the Gap has successfully secured £95,115 from Youth Music Foundation to develop the music skills of people with learning disabilities across West Yorkshire.

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Daniel Foulds headshot

Artist Daniel Foulds Receives Arts Council Backing for own Project

Artist Daniel Foulds has secured £14,256 funding from Arts Council England’s Grants for the Arts Scheme to Research and Develop his own project.

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A jazz band practices on the front steps of a house while the home owners listen

£6k Funding for Jez Colborne and the Mind the Gap Band

Jez Colborne and the Mind the Gap Band have successfully secured £6k of funding from PRS for Music Foundation’s The Open Fund for Organisations

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A group of dancers rehearse in an empty theatre

CONTAINED: Tea & Trailers at The Albany

Tea & Trailers: A fun and friendly afternoon where you can share your work / plans / projects / ideas that show the brilliant diversity of disability arts.

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